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Caudhurī, Salila

Works: 111 works in 223 publications in 3 languages and 889 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Author, Author of screenplay, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Anand by Hrishikesh Mukherjee( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man with an incurable illness refuses to wither away in a gloomy hospital room, instead choosing to spend his last days in happiness with his friends
Madhumati( Visual )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On receiving a telegram from his wife, Devendra hastily drives down to the station to receive her. Due to a heavy rains and a landslide he is forced to take shelter in an abandoned palace along with his doctor friend. Inside the palace, Devendra begins to think that he has been there before. He talks of a picture on the wall and the old keeper affirmsthere was one ... The doctor ascribes it all to the worried mind of Devendra. But, no ... a painting supposedly made by Devendra turns out to be exactly at the place where he had left it. Yes, he had come here before, but not as Devendra but as Anand, a Managar on the Estate - but this was in his previous life
Do bigha zamin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film poignantly details the efforts of an Indian farmer to regain his farmland from the local zamindar (feudal lord)
Jagte raho( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Mere apne by Gulazāra( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claiming she is their long lost auntie, Arun Gupta tricks a long-widowed village woman named Anandi to come to the city and and live with his family. Once there, she confronts the horrors of urban poverty and befriends a street child. She wants to take him in, but the Guptas refuse. When it comes out they only wanted her to be a housekeeper and nanny, she leaves and becomes a "mother" to the homeless boy and a well-meaning street gang
Half ticket( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kind-hearted playful young man (Munna) is driven out of his home by his father, who can't take his pranks anymore. He goes about his life doing odd jobs but never lasts longer than few days in one place. One day he meets a girl but pretends to be half-witted in order to win her heart. Meanwhile some cops are chasing a diamond thief who hides a diamond in Munna's hip pocket
Kamla ki maut by Basu Chatterjee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kamla, a 20 year old girl in love with a young man, is seized by panic when she discovers that she is pregnant. She lives in a one-room flat in a five-storey building teeming with middle class families. Seeing no way out of the problem and overcome by feelings of guilt, she goes to the balcony and jumps down to her death. Neighbours come out to watch the tragedy. Among them are Sudhakar, his wife and their two daughters. The incident sets them all thinking and looking into their own secret lives. They come to the nagging conclusion that Kamla was no more guilty than they themselves."--Container
Chhoti si baat = Chotī sī bāta( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arun is in love with Vidya, but is too shy to summon up the courage to reveal his feelings to her. He seeks the help of Nagesh, who is an expert in the field of romance, and who he feels will help him to be more self-confident and assertive in his quest for Vidya's love
Aakaler sandhane by Mrinal Sen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Bengali and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, idealistic director arrives in a Bengali village to fictionally reconstruct the 1943 man-made Bengal famine. Once in the town everything begins to go wrong. An actress walks off the set and a local girl quits when the film's subject becomes too personal, forestalling production. Ironically the presence of the film crew begins to drive up the price of food in the village, leaving the residents angry and fearful of another famine
Raj Kapoor's Jagate raho by Śambhu Mitra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular Hindi motion picture
Parakh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niravan, the village postmaster receives an envelope with a cheque for a very large amount, with the instructions that he is to turn this cheque over to the most honest man in the village. Honest Niravan calls a village meeting and informs them of this proposition. They mutually agree that there are five people in the village who can be called honest, however, since the stipulation states that the amount is to be turned to only one, they decide to hold elections in the village, so that everyone can decide who the most honest man is. The outcome is hilarious as all the five prominent people bend over backwards not only to be honest and caring, but also be seen to be honest and caring
Mem-didi = Mema dīdī( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village two tough, but good-hearted men preside over the day to day lives of the inhabitants, namely Bahadur Singh and Sher Khan. One of the rooms is soon going to have a new tenant, and everyone gathers to welcome her. She is Mrs. Roy, and her first encounter with these two result in ultimate humiliation for them. They seek to avenge this insult, but instead are overcome by the kindly old lady and befriend her. They find out that she has a daughter in the city, who is of marriageable age. They pose as wealthy men to impress the groom, Dilip and his domineering dad, unbeknown to Mrs. Roy. How will Dilip's dad react when he discovers that he has had wool pulled over his eyes? How will this effect Mrs. Roy and her daughter's relationship?
Ittefaq = Ittefāka( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dilip Roy is a painter by profession. One day his wife Sushma is displeased and snatches his paint brushes and Dilip grabs Sushma by the neck and chokes her to death. Sushma's sister, who witnesses this, calls the police, who arrive and arrest Dilip for murder. Dilip is produced before the courts, where he is sent for psychiatric evaluation. However, Dilip escapes from this institute and breaks into a house with a lone married woman, Rekha, in it. Dilip decides to hole up here for sometime. Meanwhile the police have been informed and they launch a manhunt. Dilip decides to remain in Rekha's house for sometime until the police leave the area. What Dilip does not know that the police are already aware of his presence, and there is a dead body of the woman's husband in this very house
Kabuliwala( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Rabindra Nath Tagore's story. Kabuliwala had come to Calcutta to earn his living-leaving behind his little daughter. He came across little Mini, the city child in whom he saw the image of his own daughter -- Container
Triyacharitra by Basu Chatterjee( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Hindi and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bimli, the daughter of poor parents, works in a kiln and is the only bread-winner in the family. As per the custom she has been betrothed at the age of 13 years but her husband is away working in Calcutta. At the kiln she is befriended by Billar, a truck driver, who proposes marriage which is acceptable to her parents since Billar will give them a huge amount of money. Hearing of this, her father-in-law Bisram turns up and takes her away to his village where he rapes her. However, the male dominated panchayat punishes Bimli for his crime...Container
Rajnigandha( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An educated woman must pick between the man that has been courting her for years in Bombay and an exciting filmmaker in a Mumbai
Usne kaha tha = Usne kahā thā( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nandu lives in a small town with his widowed mother. He is friendly with a young girl, Kamli. Kamli's father falls ill and hence her family relocates to a bigger town, Ambala. Years later, Kamli's father passes away and they return. Nandu and Kamli fall in love and want to marry. When Nandu's mother goes to meet Kamli's uncle, she is humiliated because of their poverty. Nandu then decides to join the army, with the hope that her uncle will consider him suitable enough to get Kamli married to him. But when he returns, Kamli is set to marry someone else. He then goes back to the army to try to forget Kamli. He is surprised to find that his superior officer, Ram Singh, is Kamli's husband. Disappointed with his fate, he knows not what to do. The war starts and he is called for it. But before going on war, Kamli takes a promise from him to protect her husband, which he does. And when Ram Singh asks a dying Nandu why he risked his life to save him, his last words are, "Usne Kaha Tha."
Prempatra( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Undetermined and Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While studying in medical college Arun Kumar Mathur has a misunderstanding over a love letter with Kavita Kapoor and must leave the college, much to his dismay. Kavita later finds out that it was not Arun's fault, but Arun has already left town. Arun's marriage is arranged with Saroj, a a distant relative of Kavita. When Arun loses his vision in an accident, Saroj is unable to go to take care of him, and Kavita takes her place. Unwilling to reveal her identity, Kavita let's him think it is Saroj, not her. She learns that he still hates and despises her. Soon it will be time to take bandages off his eyes, and he will be able to see again, much to the dread of Kavita
Korāsa, nirbācita gaṇasaṃgīta( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Bengali and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of Bengali patriotic songs for choral singing
Kishore Kumar : the versatile genius by Kishore Kumar( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in Hindi and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of popular and rare songs with interesting anecdotes and personal tributes by friends and admirers
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Alternative Names
Caudharī, Salila

Caudhuri, Salila

Chaudhary, Salil

Chaudhary, Salil 1925-1995

Chaudhri, Salil 1925-1995

Chaudhury, Salil 1925-1995

Chodhary, Salil

Chodhary, Salil 1925-1995

Choudhary, Salil 1925-1995

Choudhury, Salil

Choudhury Salil 1923-1995

Choudhury, Salil 1925-1995

Chowdhary, Salil 1925-1995

Chowdhury, Salil

Chowdhury, Salil 1925-1995

Chowdhury, Salim 1925-1995

Salil Chodhary 1925-1995

Salil Choudhury 1925-1995

Salil Chowdhary

Salil Chowdhury

Salil Chowdhury 1925-1995

Salil Chowdhury Bengali composer, poet and playwright

Salil Chowdhury Indiaas toneelschrijver (1922-1995)

Salila Caudhurī 1925-1995

Salim Chowdhury 1925-1995

Салил Чоудхури бенгальский композитор, поэт и драматург

سلیل چوہدری

सलील चौधरी

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সলিল চৌধুরী ভারতীয় সঙ্গীত পরিচালক, গীতিকার, সুরকার এবং গল্পকার

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ਸਲਿਲ ਚੌਧਰੀ

સલિલ ચૌધરી

ସଲୀଳ ଚୌଧୁରୀ

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சலில் சௌதுரி

సలీల్ చౌదరి

ಸಲಿಲ್ ಚೌಧುರಿ

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Hindi (93)

Bengali (9)

English (5)